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:45 a.m. we will talk to rob black. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >> . we are expectant a wild time in san francisco. san francisco's board of supervisors are expected to make its final decision on the citywide ban on newnudity. plenty of people will be on hand today at the supervisors many. many who opposed the ban, plan to strip down during the meeting. and it would not be the first time. last month the board initially approved the ban on new reached with a narrow 6 to 5 vote. several people took off their clothes in protest.
as a den joins the nasdaq 500. financial expert rob black is coming in at 645. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ once in the opening bell on wall street investors seem to be ignoring the fiscal cliff that is coming out in concentrating on the federal reserve. the fed is wrapping up a two day policy meeting and expected to make an announcement of what they plan to do at 930 this morning. the fed will keep pumping $95 billion a month into the u.s. economy and buying treasury and mortgage-backed securities. we have the dow 79 points yesterday and right now the future is up 15 at the opening bell. >> the highest tide of the year is going to hit sampras's go bay and nearby beaches this week. it is called the king tied. we would turn yo
. haaziq madyun has been talking to parents and teacher. but first, rob fladeboe is live --- at monte vista high schoool in cupertino. happened. rob? >> sheriff's deputies sealed off the sprawling west san jose campus of monte vista high school just after 7 a.m. thursday. classes were cancelled after a threatening message was discovered on a wall at lynbrook high school in san jose, both schools part of the fremont union high school district. >> there has been a graffiti sound on one of the buildings indicating that a bomb has been planted. at monteux vista high school. >> the threatening message mentioned a teacher by name. he was not hurt but remains under the sheriff's protection. the principal of nearby kennedy middle school confirmed a similar threatening message was also discovered here. sky 7 hd abc 7 news aerial video shows emergency personnel stagingin the parking lot of monte vista high as bomb-sniffing dogs went through the campus classroom by classroom. no bombwasfound bg stopped short of calling the threat a prank or hoax. >> we to know that the crime has been committed. we ar
define a man who robbed a marketing gilroy over the weekend. >> the robbery was reported about 740 sunday evening steffi gavilan market, located on west would drive. >> police a man brandished a gun and rob the store of an undisclosed amount of money. >> he was last seen wearing a black hooded sweat shirt and black pants. anyone with information should contact police. >> pg&e says a manhole cover explosion in downtown san francisco christmas evening was caused by an underground vault fire. >> fire officials said the manhole cover blue and about 5:00 p.m. near the corner of third and mission streets. >> no injuries were reported, the streets were closed in the area while crews worked to extinguish the fire. >> the fire did not cause any power outages in the area and no customers were impacted. >> a. san francisco family spent christmas without their mother and grandmother because an alleged drug driver. >> 56 year-old yuee yao died last week after a car hit her at the twin peaks lookout point. > investigators will check surveillance cameras for clothes and the hit and run case. anyone with
is trying to make sure people have food for the holidays. >> rob fladeboe reports on the holiday food program. >> reporter: serving a record number of people. they are doing it again. the first of an estimated 3200 families waited in the rain monday for a holiday food box. >> 40 pounds of food. turkey, chicken or ham. trying to make sure they have enough into january. >> reporter: most of the people are at or below the poverty line and can't afford such a holiday meal. they expect to provide a food box for all who signed up their toy distribution program is short and made a call for new donations. >> short on teen gifts. teens are hard to buy for. but we especially need a book for every child, especially the older child and gift cards to target or something like that so they could by a shirt they want. >> reporter: the need for help exists year round, not just during the holidays and despite the improving economy here many of these people are still out of work and are left behind. in san jose, rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. >>> san jose state has a new football coach and hockey back in sa
mountains.. a road blocked by a mudslide is back open again. kron-4's rob fladeboe has more on that. >> with a 10 mi., 25 minute a deep toward a census of the residence and visitors have the use of vine hill road.. blake royce was the first one to cross the single-lane fix through the slide zone. >> it is important to be able to use this the other will only other alternative is a long whey a round. >> a road crew worked through the rain wednesday putting the finishing touches on a 3-day, temporary repair job that required hundreds of sanbags, concrete k-rail barriers, hot asphalt mix and thousands of square feet of plastic to keep the rain from undermining their handiwork. >> one car at a time. there is no reason for anybody to be in a hurry. it is still slippery. >> a permanent fix could take months. funding for road repairs is scarce and there's a long list of storm-damaged roads dating back two years or more. but vine hill resident andra london says one lane is better than none. >> it keeps people from going too fast people tend to go a bit quick because of the freeway. >> so we
's this morning. rob black will be coming up at 645. the dow futures point to a lower opening this morning. >> men and women have equal footing in the nation's economic recovery according to the latest numbers from the labor department. the biggest numbers for men have been for vessel jobs in factory work and for women in their biggest gains have been an education and health care. according to house all day the men had a 7.9 percent unemployment rate in november when women had 7.6. if your >> if you're wondering what happened to those as a grim photos were trying a share on twitter you are not alone. twitter says is the gramm has disabled total integration with a social network site. but ostensibly share from as the gramm via a direct link on twitter but the final is not visible on the tweet like before. as the gramm ceo says the company wants to build a bigger web presses by having voters vote users to view photos directly threatens to gramm's site. as the rams acquired earlier this year for $1 million by face by facebook. a cable-tv subscribers may have to read more cable boxes. a federal rule c
is happening that notice many people have been watching this. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, scenitists are not sure why this is happening. >> still largely intact, this humboldt squid may have become stranded here on hidden beach in aptos within the past 24 hours. it's one of hundreds, if not thousands of squid to be found on beaches from rio del mar to pleasure point. why it's happening is not clear. research biologist john field suspects the squid are simply losing their way. >> it looks like the squid at times to do not realize that the ocean will end. sometimes they are swimming in a shallow water and they seem to be healthy but they are stranded and die. there could be just a small fraction of the population that is still in that. it could be a reflection that there are abundant squid in coastal waters. >> makin grew to nearly 100 lbs.. most of these are one- 2 ft.. this could be at least 3 ft. long. another theory is that toxins in algae or the so-called 'red tide' may cause the squid to lose their sense of direction. while still rare, squid-strandings are on the incr
, and mop mud-with rob fladeboe has the rest of that story. >> as much as fifteen inches of rain in parts of the santa cruz mountains overt the past five days has taken a toll on the narrow, winding roads here. vine hill road in scotts valley is now closed indefinitely after a large musdlisde took lane. >> it is a big commute route from highway 17 from the press lower road. we do have one lane completely washed out and a portion broken off. we are trying to assess the situation. >> of crews are also working on several mostly minor mudslides that sent rocks and debris onto highway 17. there is a lot of this too, a lot of standing water as a result of backed up storm drains. road closures and unstable hillsides have many residents looking for detours. >> it is about 5 mi. down the road. and then about another 4 mi. back up the road. it is an extra 10 minutes or so to get to scotts valley. >> and power outages linger as amid downed trees and power lines. this crew worked through the night to restore electricity to a couple of dozen homes here on laurel glen drive. in the santa cruz moun
rob black is coming up with the winnersand he tells us about pepsi major shake-up. update. stocks started the week up - with investors reacting to some progress in dow was up 100 points. the nasdaq was up nearly 40.and the s&p was up 17 points. the tragedy with assault weapons bans and really it is having an impact on the maker of these weapons? >> yes. keep in mind smith and wesson, was a public critic company the stock want it to increase. half do we really need a 30 clipper magazine? huffed i know that the right to bear arms is the argument but perhaps there is the argument of having weapons to fight the people with weapons? >> also, pepsi. they are changing their recipe. do you think that it is going to be impacting? >> do you drink pepsi? >> i drink coca-cola >> diet pepsi is no. 7, tie it coke is clearly dominating. diet coke clearly dominates. they are going to be using two different sweeteners for diet pepsi. their market share is 4.9%. diet coke is 9.6%. we drank a lot of soft drinks. it is really about the brand. it is all about understanding the products. >> and also be
a gun from the backyard of a nearby home. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the suspects were then trailed by police to another nearby residence where a brief standoff >> one of at least two armed robbery suspects could be seen being taken into custody by police early friday near the intersection of mt. pleasant and clayton roads in east san jose. they are thought to be the same men who were spotted earlier by a resident of nearby monrovia avenue. for about two hours, robert saunders elementary school here on rocky mountain way was locked down as precaution. a few blocks away, in what police call a 'surround and call-out' operation' at least 21 officers and a couple canine units surrounded a home on clayton road where the suspects and several other people were thought to be holed up inside and quite possibly armed with a gun thought to have been used in a robbery on thursday. >> it may have been a fire arm that was from yesterday's event. but they went to the backyard to retrieve it. it did not belong to a residence but this is speculation. they are probably going to go back
... in identifing a man who was found dead in a rain- swollen creek in capitola early this morning. as kron-4's rob fladeboe explains.. the discovery comes right after after a homeless man was reported missing.. and investigators are wondering if there is a connection. no decision today on the fate of same-sex marriage in supreme court will not make an announcement until at least monday ... if then, on whether it will even review proposition 8.. supporters of the ban on same sex marriage appealed to the u.s. supreme court after lower courts found the ban un- constitutional.. if the court decides not to hear the case.. same sex marriages will be able to resume in california .. if the court 'does' decide to hear the case.. arguments would take place in the spring. the court also has the option of delaying consideration of whether to take up the appeal until a later date. >> earlier, rebrob fladeboe unmentioned mention< the coroner and santa cruz county search and rescue team pulled the body of an uniddentified male from soquel creek along bay avenue shortly before 11 friday. police at the time d
cause the tree to fall over. robbing the- roots. >> no good can come from a good tree. if their roots -- become rotted with not enough oxygen and. of waterlog sorrell. >> this complete ruins of a public building. the landmark that was neglected for years has >> six dozen firefighters battled the blaze of the old pool house. san francisco police the partner responded a rug 1:00 p.m. and tried it for hours to get it under control. >> it is going to be burning for some time because it is up in the void spaces. it difficult to access we will be on the scene for quite some time could >> the fire chief's saying that heavy smoke and it went from all directions and they had to tackle the flames from the outside. >> we are not going to go interior to fight this fire is too low to high of a risk. i do not want risk firefighters for this. >> the world's largest heated saltwater pool was once a beautiful a san francisco landmark but has been appended for years. >> it is been around for a long time it as and -- abandoned. it >> they believe that it was empty. we will have to get into the building
minutes with rob black. >> waking up to a dry road ways and we are kicking off the drying trend that will last until the rest of your work week. we are dealing with dense fog and in the afternoon we may have some few breaks of sunshine. into the evening it will be partly cloudy and cool. i will show you how widespread it will be. >> the metering lights were activated a little bit early and we are saying the lace from 880 crossing. we're seeing some moving here despite their early activation. it is now up to 17 minutes. the rest of the commute shows like conditions for the east for wait. a little bit sluggish for interstate 580. we do not have any accidents to report on 1 01 southbound. >> developing news out of san francisco where a police chase in is with the suspect in jail and thousands of gallons of water on the street. kron 4 urs will tran joins us live from the same period will what happened? >> this suspect's head fire hydrants and ribozyme mess. they want to make sure that it is okay and that will put a back templates. if there was also look at the building to make sure
. >>catherine: a south bay charity is working to make sure people have food for the holidays. kron four's rob fladeboe reports on the annual holiday food-box program at sacred heart community services. >> this record number of families. they are doing this again after feeding them on the thanksgiving, 3200 waited on the rainfall for a christmas holiday food box. >> it is about 40 lbs. of food and then there is a chicken turkey or ham we want to feed them to the holidays and in the month of january. >> many of these people are living below the poverty line and could not afford it. they are expected to provide this for everybody that signed up for one. there is also a bit of a short with some distributions. >> we are short on teenagers deaths. and is a spot teenage -- gift--perhaps even a gift card. >>reporter: the need for here it exists all year, not just for the holidays. despite the improving economy they are still out of work and being left behind. rob fladeboe, kron 4. >>catherine: here in the bay area we're expecting more rain later this week, but it's snowing in the sierra right now. kr
street. joining us now to talk about the market is rob black. big news is coming out this morning. the new york stock exchange is being sold off to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic big board. and break down what this means rock. >> a lot of people will lose their jobs in the fear of this. the weekly unemployment claims rose 17,000 to 361,000. this is what it comes down to periods i never thought that it was a good idea for them to be publicly traded. is it good that they are public we traded? >> know. i do not think it matters. i just feel like it is an exchange initiative be helped probably. >>hailed the privately. >> do we have anything to worry about? >> . i am not saying that. so far, they stated that would not change anything. the u.s. economy is doing better. it grew at an annualized growth rate at 3.1%. >> the federal reserve probably not have to act or do any thing. all these numbers we are going over the cliffs. >> i think it will be s super bowl cliff. if people start to freak out. two weeks from now you
are asking for the public's help in tracking down the driver. kron four's rob fladeboe is standing by live from the scene with more on the story. ------------------------ kron4's rob fladeboe is live------------------------ return to index of * * >> we understand that the vehicle did not stop. residue from police flares marks the spot where the accident occurred here on busy white road, near the intersection with quimby road. witnesses tell police the man was struck and killed as he walked southbound, near the vietnamese community center. there was some sort of dark colored s u v or even a van. it struck the victim as he was crossing the roadway. >> the nearest crosswalk is about a hundred yards up thevictim appears to have been woman, who crossed white road in the exact same place where the man was hit. a clerk at this nearby bakery says have been several narrow every morning, three-four times to and from. >> people do not want to go down to the corner? >> correct. it is convenient that with it is walk across. >> white road is a fast- moving 4-lane road. too fast say some neighbors. there
continues with bay area creeks. >> joining us his chief hydrologist his with the state agency. rob, what is this telling you? >> good morning. yes. we have the full staff. we have been around the clock watching the storm systems come through. we are currently watching some pretty healthy rises on the russian river, the napa river. the napa river, at st. helena is expected to crest around noon. with two- feet over its flood stage. the flood stage is at 16 ft.. and if it goes towards map but it could reach its flood stage later this afternoon. >> the russian river? >> the russian river, near well above its flood stage. later this afternoon. as it works down towards guernville. just under 32 ft. and cresting overnight tonight and tomorrow. >> as you move the south and south-east in the santa cruz mountains they have also been concerned as well as rivers and streams. how is that? >> there have been good responses with 2-3 in. of rain fall of the higher elevations. officials are watching that area. the creeks are responding, everywhere. good advice and keeping people away from the water waste
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and auto burglaries has both residents and police on high alert in morgan hill. kron four's rob fladeboe shows you where it is happening and how the community is working together to try and prevent such crimes. >>reporter: rothis resident,in his 27 years here on bluebonnet way, morgan hill resident joe vasquez is troubled by the burglaries. >> usually, this is a good neighbor i've lived here a long time i of it seldom seen violence. or a break- in. >>reporter: since november 1st, there have been nine residential burglaries and fifteen auto burglaries in morgan hill with what police describe as a 'significant spike' in the break-ins on bluebonnet way, peppertree drive, jasmine way and almond way here in the greenleaf neighborhood. >> the wall and knocked on the door, try to get someone to answer the door. if nobody will answer, there will knock the door, louder. there will knock on the windows and nobody answers they will get more brazen and go to the back yard. and to make entry. >>reporter: police have stepped up patrols in the area. this officer responding within minutes to reports of
in santa cruz county. kron four's rob fladeboe has the story now... from capitola. the coroner and santa cruz county search and rescue team pulled the body of an uniddentified male from soquel creek along bay avenue shortly before 11 a.m. >> at this point it does not look like there is anything suspicious. simply that it is a person that that is a submerged in water, deceased. >> friday. police at the time could not say if the man drowned or whether his death is storm-related. police were also checking to see whether the grim discovery is related to the search for a missing man named christian deward, whose picture is posted on a nearby bridge over the creek. police urged others to steer clear of this and other areas creeks and streams which are on the rise. >> is really dangerous my advice would be to stay away from the creeks. we do not know exactly how he ended up in the creeks but of course through this investigation we will hopefully be able to determine that. in santa cruz, rob fladeboe, kron 4 news. >> tracking the storm live in the north-bay, kron4's dan kerman. dan, you're
stick-ups. they pulled up a gun and robbed toll takers on the bridge. they happened ten times between last year and this past may. these men committed theft three of those ten. >> we just knew from past experiences, people esteeming cars -- stealing cars, or they have been convicted in the past, and surveillance led to name of people involved. >> in each case, these robberies were done with use of force or fear and a threat of violence. >> officials say police are still investigating the seven remaining cases. >>> a deadly accident in san jose that left one person dead. the residue from police flares marked the spot where it happened. a pedestrian was struck and killed as he jay walked. >> a dark-colored suv or a van struck the victim as he was crossing the roadway. >> the nearest crosswalk is 100 yards up the street. and neighbors say many people seem to be in the habit of just jay walking on this fast-moving 4-lane road. there have been other accidents in the area, but this is the first pedestrian fatality in recent memory. >>> daily parking fees at bart stations could go up soon.
tried to rob the restaurant earlier this afternoon. and barricaded himself inside with two female hostages. one woman was released and able to walk out on her own. another woman ran free when swat teams opened fire and detonated concussion grenades. the gunman was shot. his condition has not been released. >> a controversay brewing on the u-c berkeley campus. between the student government and the salvation army. kron four's philippe djegal explains why some students want bell ringers banned from the university. >> if the uc berkeley government has of their way you will never receive the salvation army runners on campus ever again. and i think it has gone too far i would disagree with the band. and i think that the student body is discriminating against the salvation army. >> last month passed a resolution of the discriminatory practices of the salvation army and want to end the presence of the organization's donation containers on the uc- berkeley campus. students have mixed opinions >> and i think that if it is dividing the campus. >> from my stance, i believe that christians sh
, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> police are searching for suspect who is robbed a man at gun point in san francisco. these are pictures and video from sfpd's new online social media tool. it's called the lineup. it shows one of the suspects beating the victim with a pistol and a second joins in. both fled in a newer model silver dodge charger. anyone with information is asked to contact the san francisco police department. >>> detectives in pleasant hill say a copy cat criminal may be to blame for the latest pipe bomb ♪ outside a school there -- incident outside a school there. it was found outside pleasant hill elementary school monday. it did not go off, but this was not the only case. jr stone has details. >> hard to fathom somebody wanting to do something like this to such young children. >> reporter: sid is a grandmother whose little one goes to the pleasant hill school where a pipe bomb was found in the bushes on monday, news still fresh in the minds of many. >> a school where kids what are? 10? 12 tops? it's a real sick individual. that's all i have to say.
by a full mustache. kron4 as rob fladeboe tells you what happened in court today and he has reaction from those still searching for sierra lamar. >> wearing a brown tunic over red jumpsuit and hang up at the waist and slender steel doors entered no plea but in a brief but polite exchange with george the judge jerome nadler garcia's thorez wages right to a speedy preliminary hearing. after the hearing supporters of sierra lamar expressed frustration with delays in the proceedings and her family is eager for closer. >> you don't get used to it that you can learn to go on. you keep thinking of her and keep her in our mind and keep going. >> i don't think about him as much but he has what we need to bring closer to it. that is where my curiosity lies. >> he also faces new charges in connection with the alleged attempted kidnappings of several women prior to seeresses appearance. alvarez was still searches for sierra lamar every saturday says it's time for test garcia thorez to give her up. >> i think he knows exactly where she's at. i wish he would tell us where she is so we can bring her hom
and losers with financial expert rob black. >> colder weather on tap for tomorrow. we would get a check on your forecast and george is following hot spots on the traffic front. (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 9:00 a.m. starts now. >> the top stores were falling on this tuesday december 18th it is back to school this morning for many students in new town conn. the scene of the shooting is still closed. we will get the latest developments in just a couple of minutes. >> for to go to george with an update on the hot spots. >> we have been trekking to over the last 45 minutes. interstate 6 a deal with the san ramon valley leading to danville of walnut creek. and marin county. >> they're both completely cleared on 68 southbound. we are starting to see traffic move. this back up usually last until about 915 or 920. it is at 9:00 that the diamond lane the restriction is lifted from 680 southbound at love on the road. >> once that occurred there is an extra lane of traffic to the san ramon valley. >> currently we are looking at a reductio
for a man who robbed a bank belmont shortly after noon today on walston avenue. these are photographs taken from the surveillance video. authorities say the suspect entered the bank, demanded money from a teller before running off. nobody was hurt. employees describe the suspect as a white male adult between the age of 25-35 years old, 5'9" to 6'0" tall. >>> if you think it's cold right now, wait until tomorrow morning! we enter a freeze warning in effect, 3:00 am for the north bay valleys eric frost -- a frost advisory for pretty much the rest of the bay area. frost forming on your wirnlds is certainly a -- windshields is certainly a possibility. frigid conditions for napa and santa rosa. 32, at freezing for concord, 37 expected in oakland. i'll walk you through futurecast in my next report. >>> gun sales are back following the connecticut shooting. we'll have details. and a sacramento woman who says mushrooms are growing in her moldy apartment. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealershi
something. >> we are going to grab some pizza. >> week robbed some hot dog, because we're hungry. we just-grabbed--a hot dog... banta went to h & m, and victoria's secret. >> the good news is that there is is still time to grab your caps. alecia reed kron 4 >> a deadly head-on crash on highway 1-0-1 killed a novato man this afternoon. it happened north of the central san rafael off ramp. c-h-p say the novato man lost control of his car and hit a call box and then veered sthrough all 3 lanes. they say he went over the center divider and hit a car in the southbound lane. there were 2 kids and 2 adults in the other car. they were transported to the hospital suffering moderate injuries. c-h-p is still investigating what caused the man to lose control of his car. >> for the ban of assault weapons protested in san francisco this afternoon. members of the brady campaign laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza earlier today. the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue following the connecticut school shooting in the forefront of their fight to ban assault
robbed more than a year ago. yet she says she's never filed a report here at the oakland police department. but that in this case, some of the neighboring businesses did. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. >> ooakland city leaders continue to battle a big jump in a crime. and today they laid down a new plan on how to do that. as previous plans to stop the violence this year -- have seemingly failed. there have been 127 homicides in oakland this year -- up 21-percent from the same period last year. 210 rapes -- up 23-percent. nearly 4-thousand robberies -- a 23-percent increase. and more than 12-thousand burglaries -- a jump of 44- precent. the first move. recruiting oakland residents to assits in a neighborhood policing program. the second step. bringing in a consultant to take a look at oakland's police department. kron four's jeff bush tells us who this high profile consultant is.and why his big city credentials could help bring down violent crime in oakland. >> reporter: bill bratton is the big name in the list of consulatants hired by opd. his carreer in policing h
. from december 23rd. police say the same two unidentified suspects rob the valero gas station on north texas street.shortly after robbing the 7-11 store on phoenix drive. one of the suspects held a chrome revoler handgun as they both grabbed money from the cash registers. both suspects left on foot. new at eight. the international maritime organization has approved a plan to change the routes that cargo ships use to enter san francisco bay. the goal is to reduce collisions between large vessels and whales. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter: migrating whales, such humpbacks, often pass through the waters off california's coast. far to often, these large creatures collide with cargo ships, killing or severely injuring the whales. but under a plan developed by the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, and now approved by the international maritime organization, cargo ships will be required to travel through narrower shipping lanes in an effort to avoid these deadly collisions. the changes involve shipping lanes at the port of los angeles and long beach, as well
in conducting funny sting operations to rob prostitutes. but there pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> we will be right back. last weekend's storms forced the closure of major rose through the us and a national park area. it comes about 5 ft. of snow and park officials close ties of love pass for the rest of the winter season. the close glacier point road a popular destination to overlook yosemite valley. rose said the close on late fall when heavy snows arrive and reopen when weather conditions allowed in the spring. >> u.k. metals and is in the hospital again where she is spending a second day being treated for hyper and nemesis and gravid very ample are ag. this is severe morning sickness and systems symptoms include extreme nausea and vomiting. it is only fair incentive to 3 percent of pregnant women. it is more common with women pregnant with twins and women carrying a girl. the eye, the speculation! were officials announced just a decade is pregnant and suffering from a severe form of morning sickness that can lead to dehydration are if left untreated. the palace says that when she
crews are trying to stop erosion on devil's slide. rob faldeboe is in the santa cruz mountains, where roads are blocked. haaziq madyun is vallejo -- where a major mudslide is causing problems. >> it was a muddy mess completely covering the north highway 29 and of vallejo. caltran it temporarily shut down the connector ramp off interstate 80 well workers used this bulldozer to remove the mud. while workers used that holdovers arbulldozer and these cranes for clock with the recent clock's saturated the sort of this hillside causing this month slide toward as we take a look you can see with the rainfall so to earth gave way of liquefying huge sections of this hill and flooding the off ramp- with mud. after several hours a welcome sign for motorists. these crews reopens the exit and i was the first driver to use the off-ramp once the work was completed. in vallejo haazig madyun kron 4. >>pam: residents and commuters impacted by a large mudslide near highway 17 in the santa cruz mountains will have to wait at least until tomorrow for even a temporary fix. kron 4's you can see how bad th
pictures, tonight on kron-4 news at 5- 30. >>pam: but first tonight, robbed outside a bay area mall while christmas shopping. that story and more -- after the break. >>pam: held up at gun point in the parking lot of a popular east bay shopping mall. it happened last night -- while the victims were out doing their christmas shopping. kron 4's haaziq shows us where the crime occurred r >>reporter: there is a heavy security presence here at the sun valley mall in concordthis is in response to a woman being the victim of an armed robbery wednesday night at around 7:15pm here in this parking lot near the macy's womens store >> "a woman was getting out of her car she was approached by a black male, unknown age, medium build, who pressed something against her, she believed it to be a gun she gave him credit cards and he took off in a light colored vehicle" >>reporter: concord police are hoping the sun valley mall's security system will provide more details regarding the suspect >> "that includes reviewing surveillance footage from the sun valley mall security" >>reporter: in light on the inciden
coverage continues now. haaziq madyun in the east bay - where rain soaked means more fallen trees. rob fladeboe is in the santa cruz mountains - crews there cleaning up a massive mudslide. but first - if you were commuting today - it was no picnic -especially on the golden gate bridge. maureen kelly has more from the north bay. check out the heavy fog that shrods the three car collision. the chp says just after 8am a southbound driver of a volkswagon gti.which sent that car across northbound lanes smashing into a honda civic. it's unclear at this time which driver involved in the initial collision crossed over into oncoming lanes. the collision sent debris across lanes in both the morning commute was massive. here you can see the gridlock on the northbound lanes.all of which was closed for nearly an hour. and while you can see some cars getting thru on the southbound side in this video those lanes were also completely closed several times in order to tow trucks access to the scene. cars stalled out.during the wait, which prolonged the congestion. the backup made many driversbites a
for stealing drugs, operating a brothel and conducting phony sting operations to rob prostitutes. butler pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> 4:23. we will be right back. first, this live look on this thursday morning. pre-friday. the james lick, no fog but some fog is reported in the north bay. janu will have your for forecast >> recreational use of marijuana is now legal in the state of washington. voters passed initiative 502 last month, but those who choose to light up -- could find themselves in a legal haze. adults can now possess up to an ounce of pot but growing it and selling it is still a crime. national political figures are pointing out that smoking pot is still a federal crime. colorado also legalized recreational use of marijuana -- but that amendment won't take effect until the governor proclaims that it passed. same sex marriage is also now legal in the state of washington after the governor signed a measure legalizing same-sex marriage in that state. last month, 54- percent of voters approved referendum- 74.. it had asked people to approve or reject the state law legali
, and the surrounding neighborhood, was cordoned off amid a manhunt for a burglary suspect. kron four's rob fladeboe has the latest on the search. and how it made for some anxious moments at the pre- school. >>reporter: as the manhunt for one suspect played out up the street, parents arrived to pick up their kids at the locked down good samaritan pre-school, many saying they couldn't help school shooting. >> i know that my child is going to be safe and that the staff will take care of them. but after last week's event is a bit unnverving.. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, you can email us at peoplebehavingbadly@kron4.co m the pre school was locked down after sunnyvale police stopped this car for speeding on south wolf road. based on evidence found in it's occupants may be burglaries. >> the vehicle pulled over and sped off again. near wolfe road and the three occupants fled the vehicle when it came to stop. >>reporter: two of the three suspects were chased down and caught while a 3rd escaped into a nearby residential area. teams of police and could be seen going through the neighborhood
robbed her and then threw her dog into the street in san francisco's tenderloin district. police say the woman pulled over at leavenworth street near golden gate avenue around 5 p-m to use her cellphone and was approached by a suspect who demanded money. police say the suspect grabbed the victim's wallet and the dog from the car, throwing the dog into the street before fleeing on foot. police are searching for the suspect, whose description was vague. >>> in sports. number one ranked stanford women haven't lost at maples pavilion since the bush administration in 2007. but all that's changed saturday. stanford's impressive 82- game home winning streak in women's basketball has come to a sudden halt. second-ranked u-conn turned the showdown into a mismatch - with a 61-35 victory. the huskies took control early and never looked back. it's the worst cardinal home loss in the tara vanderbuilt era. this is the cardinal's final game before opening the pac-12 conference next weekend in the rocky mountains. >>> we're waiting to see if san francisco's vernon davis will hit the field today to h
in this area during the rainy season. in gilroy, rob fladeboe, kron 4. >> the santa cruz mountains also look to see about it 10-16 in. of rain fall in just five days. we are getting our break however cough in a week and this one seems like it was a doozy! are we gonna get a chance to at least let our umbrellas dry out before another system hits? looks like the rain could possibly hold off on to state the live look at the golden gate bridge is mostly clear for tonight with dry conditions. partly cloudy skies tonight and mostly sunny. some patchy fog in the north bay and high clouds for the afternoon. has this afternoon gets closer to still look for rainfall that is going to be light. one-quarter of 1 in. with 2 in. of the higher elevations. not as strong as this system as what we of scene. wednesday, a stretch of dry weather on thursday >> thank you. gamow all the high winds and downed trees are taking down power lines... and knocking out power across the bay area. the dark and how pge's handling it all...we've got pge spokesman joe mole-ah- ca on the line. joe, what are the real problem area
with rob black. the dow is summarize. we have a lot of good news for housing. >> chrysler is the force one to report that they're up by 14 percent. fourth comes out in about 10 minutes with their numbers. the magic number is here is about $50 million. although sales were the new norm. they're up by 15 a lot of cars are made in america and there are a lot of jobs available. there are a lot of trickle-down effects. >> it was tough to get all credit and people were unemployed. >> a committee of british law maker says that major multinational companies including starbucks, google and amazon are guilty of an moro tax avoidance. parliament public accounts committee said that the government should clampdown on multinationals that export tax laws to move profits generated in britain to offshore companies. public anger at such companies is growing and starbucks says it is reviewing its british tax practices in a bid to restore public trust. >> there are headed into their third recession and represents from starbucks said it if they will pay more taxes. they do not want politicians to be mad at them
operations to rob a prostitutes. >> this video is of the home that prosecutors say it was littered with trash and overrun by dogs. 63 year-old jennifer ngo and 25 year-old son, charros nguyen, entered the pleas to multiple counts of abuse. one of the families of adult doors, and margarete ngo, also pleaded. prosecutors say more than a dozen mentally ill men and women, many of them vietnamese immigrants, stayed at home. in addition to the deplorable conditions, some of the residents told authorities that they were beaten, denied food and medication and had their social security and disability benefits taken. >> >> welcome back. new this morning. a new census data shows a clear and sustained drop in a legal emigration. if this is more than a decade of increases. the number of illegal immigrants in the u.s. dropped to 11.1 million last year after a peak of 12 million in 2007. for the first time since 1910 immigrants from asia topped hispanic immigration. >> police took 30 year-old naeem davis into custody on the same day the family of the victim, 58 year-oldki-s uck han, spoke to the press. davi
these are the men that pull the plug a gun in rob told acres on the card seen as bridge. the robbery is happened 10 times as the last year and this past may. investigators say the men committed at least three of these 10. chp officials say police are still investigating the remaining seven cases. high-end women's shoes more worth more than $10,000 were stolen out of a car in san francisco's mission district. l l fax l l. q are handmade and italy and rain jet from 120 to $285. the shoe company in just launched in july and specializes in plus size women's shoes. on monday 50 samples shoes were stolen out of the trunk of the company representatives car near 19th and valencia streets. >> an 18 year-old man is behind bars is morning in redwood city after being arrested in connection with the shooting on highway 1 01. police have been searching for eric valencia bargains since the september 30th shooting. argus is suspected of shooting three people at and dodge charger as they drove south on highway 1 01 near the ralston ave off ramp. they believe they were targeted because of road rage or previous dispu
in pinole are looking for two men who robbed another man at gunpoint in a wendy's parking lot. investigators say, the robbers posed as buyers from "craigslist". grant lodes has the details. >> this one happened last night in pinole. around 9:30. the craigslist buyers met the suspects in the wendy's parking lot here on fitzgerald drive just off interstate 80 and app-ian way in pinole. one of the two victims got into the suspects car.and the suspects pulled out a rifle.demanding cash. the victim was able to get out of the car and both victims escaped without injury. police say incidents like these are infrequent when you consider the high number of craigslist transactions. but as kron four's dan kerman tells is, there are still plenty of things you can do to protect yourself. >> there is no full proof way to protect yourself. but there are a few things you can do to help in this instance experts tell me the victim in did a few things right but two major things wrong what did he do right? first he agreed to meet at a public place that was smart second he brought along a friend both good ideas b
up with rob black at 645. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ in the opening bell on wall street the dow was up 15 points. it is up 22 right now as the federal reserve begins a two day policy meeting. as expected the fed will continue its $45 billion a month on buying program. we'll be watching the markets and seeing if the fiscal cliff tops have any affect on wall street. >> right now is 630 and we want to take a look at the weather is chilly right now >> that's right temperatures are in the upper 30's. they will continue to drop as we approach a sunrise. we will see an increase in cloud cover and temperature rarely top out into the fifties 60s. rain is on the way, a cold front is dropping down from the gulf of alaska. ex
is expected to reach 7.2 ft. at the golden gate bridge. >> watching wall street with rob black. the dow down 14 despite the numbers we had coming out this morning. >> i thought we would be at today based on that news. cbs is a large provider as prescription drugs and they. the number one at is the iphone 5 is google google maps. google maps is being released into apple's system. dole's stock climbed higher due to bad news. >> it is not that good. it's better than the apple maps but that was just horrible. >> i used will maps on my goal android every single day. >> we have retail sales numbers up and the number of home foreclosures and no. it is down. >> demand for automobiles, it's nice to see a holiday shoppers are snapping up close. retail sales of automobiles was a flat. retail sales of a control group was about five tenths of a percent. last week's number for unemployment were heavily skewed because of the early closer towards thanksgiving. >> that is a pretty good sign. >> it is nice to see. >> the opening bell, and eeight arab company bay area co >> first seller was named one of the wo
over the $5 mark. more on the market with rob black coming up at 645. we are tracking has spot in the south bay on >> there is a vehicle and involving to pick up trucks that collided northbound at matilda ave. it is really backing up the traffic here. from time to time more than one lane has been blocked and it has shoved the drive time which would normally be about 18 to 21 minutes to 45 minutes. this is solid stop and go traffic for 1 01 on the northbound side. it is early enough that you could use highway 85 as a means to get around it coming from interstate 280. if you're coming out of coyote valley that would be a better choice for you. >> also waking up to wet weather in the bay area. showers are still lingering here and there. let's get the latest on conditions with jackie sissel live at assets of this morning. the last we talked tv said the rain had kind of died down. is that the same? >> yes it is. it right until about 530 or so and then we started to see the rain dissipate out here. >> jackie i apologize we have to interrupt to the conference is starting now we will g
of the dow was positive. it is that a few minutes since a look at the latest numbers. we want to talk to rob black to try to piece together what is moving investors on wall street. first i want to talk about the account deficit which shrank. what is a copit? >> it tells you how business is doing in the u. s market. it came in at a very low number might be you are spending money on guests and american goods. americans are not really spending money on foreign goods as well. typically people are red white and blue which is a great thing. i is a and a lack of market activity in the international market. >> also we want to talk fiscal cliff because that made headlines. dss to press made alert a couple minutes ago saying john maynarthey are there it looks like there is a shift. >> the numbers came down to less tax people more who made over a million dollars. that came down and said let's tax people who make over 400,000 which went up from 250,000. it is nice to see that both president obama and banner are working together. obama is revised plan would raise about 1.2 trillion dollars down the road.
. police released this photo from a surveillance camera. police say, the man robbed the wells fargo bank at the corner of monterey road and main street. about 1:45 saturday afternoon. he passed a note to a teller, demanding money and said that he had a gun. no gun was seen and no one was hurt, but the man escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash. and was last seen heading south on monterey road. >> school safety is on the mind of the nation these days. in oakland, the police chief wanted to tell elementary school children that the department is there forkron 4's justine waldman has more on his surprise visit. >> these second graders at this elementary school had no idea. a few months ago they wrote a letter to the oakland police chief to tell them about their experience with officers and ask questions. however mostly to say thank you. >> writing is a powerful tool. to say thank you, is a reinforcement of yes, people are listening. and they could be surprised when the police chief, howard jordan comes inside the classroom. >> he surprised the classroom and the children were stunned. not
they say robbed a woman and killed her dog. police said the woman pulled their car over friday on the street in the tenderloin district of making up there and demanded money. after giving the man her money police say the moderate grab a woman's dog and a probe into the street. the dog died after being taken to an emergency that hospital. we will be right back. is season in the u.s. is having its early start in nearly a decade and health officials say this season could be a bad one. the cdc said its noticed an uptick in flu activity about a month before or authorities normally see it and the primary strain has been associated in the past with more severe flu seasons. the flow often peaks in january, february or even later. reports of will have been reported in 29 states and higher than normal reports of like ellen's illnesses have been reported in 12 states. one of the most intense ensured is married meteor showers of the year will light up the skies this week. the quad rented meerschaum for will be covered by thursday and friday morning. the sour last for only a few hours but i
was found dead in a rain swollen creek then capitola early friday morning. as kron4 as rob/a boy explains the discovery comes right after a homeless man was reported missing and investigators are wondering if there is a connection. >> this is a the creek and this is where the body was recovered. police also checking to see whether the discovery might be related to the search of another missing man was missing. his pitcher was posted on a bridge over the creek. police are advising others in the area to stay clear of these areas. >> this is really dangerous and my advice is free to stay away from the creeks and we do not know how the in the bin here but of course through an investigation will be able to determine that. >> and berkeley, 900 people who needed an ambulance service may be victims of identity theft. if city officials say that names, social security numbers and our face may have been compromised. the death is connected to an employee at a florida-based company which processes bills for berkeley's ambulance services. no medical information was taken. but officials say that custome
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